Online Crash Course

Certificate in Fashion Design

ONLINE CRASH COURSE

Understanding the Basic Blocks / Slopers (researchers grouped them into 5 - Front and Back Bodice; Front and Back Skirt; and Sleeve) is the most important aspect of Garment Making. When an individual understands these Basics, which I call the Foundation, then individual can build on it. There are thousands of online resources that can also help.

VENUE: WhatsApp

Good News: there is an option "WhatsApp WEB" on whatsApp account. Which allows you to connect your WhatsApp account to the Web on a computer.

You can now chat from a BIGGER screen when you link. Which means, you can View the lecture notes and videos on larger screens (PCs,)

METHOD OF TEACHING:

  • Videos, pictures and detailed explanation
  • Teaching materials from different sources will be shared to help to understand this important aspect of Garment Making.

WHO CAN ENROLL?

  • Anyone who already sews but wants to learn the Patternmaking Method
  • Anyone who wants to start a career in Patternmaking NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
  • 20 SLOTS Only. This is due to the technicalities involved. So that all participants will get Value for their Money.

Duration

  • 4 Weeks

REQUIREMENTS

  • Full Access to the internet. As links will be shared for download
  • All participants must be on WhatsApp
  • They must have enough memory space.
  • Ensure WhatsApp is set to "Save pictures and Videos "

 

MODULES

BASIC SKIRT PATTERNMAKING ONLY - MODULE 1

Topics include:

  1. Intro to basic terms and how to take measurement
  2. BasicSkirtPattern
  3. Pencilskirt
  4. 4. Panelskirt
  5. A-lineskirt
  6. Gore (piecesskirt)
  7. Godet
  8. Flare (slash & spread method)
  9. CircularSkirt
  10. Dirndl (Gathers)
  11. Pleats

BONUS: Introduction to Asymmetric Designs

Introduction to various online sewing resource

Date: - To be confirmed

Days: - To be confirmed

Time: - To be confirmed

Fee: - To be confirmed

BASIC BODICE/TORSO BLOCK CONSTRUCTION AND DART MANIPULATION CLASS - MODULE 2

Topics include:

(1). Terms and Glossary

(2). Basic Bodice / Torso Block

(3). Waist Shaping. That is, detailed explanation on Dart Distribution around the Blocks

(4). Dart Manipulations - how the "working darts" can be moved around the Blocks.

■Including Princess Style lines. (Shoulder and Armhole)

(5). Dress Foundation - Manipulating the Basic Bodice Block into a Basic Dress Block

Date: - To be confirmed

Lecture Days: Mon, Wed & Friday.

Time: - To be confirmed

Fee: - To be confirmed

 

BASIC TROUSER AND JUMPSUIT CLASS - MODULE 3

Topics include:

(1). Terms and Glossary
(2). Basic Trouser Block
(b). Fitted Trouser Block
(c). Brief information on Trouser Variation
(3). Basic Bodice Blocks
(b). Waist Shaping
(4). One-Piece Jumpsuit Block.
(5). How to install Fly
(6). How to draft pocket and sew

Date: - To be confirmed

Lecture Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 4pm - 6:30pm

SLEEVE, COLLAR AND INTRODUCTION TO JACKET - MODULE 4

Topics Include:

1). HOW TO TAKE ACCURATE BASIC BODICE MEASUREMENTS.

2). TERMS AND GLOSSARIES

3). BASIC BODICE BLOCKS CONSTRUCTION

a). Waist Shaping

(4). INTRODUCTION TO BASIC JACKET

(i) Converting Basic Block to a Jacket Block

ii) Jacket with Rever (Lapel; Two Variations)

iii) Jacket with Rever and Collar (Shawl Collar)

iv) Variations + Course Work

5) BASIC SLEEVE

i) How to accurately Take Sleeve Measurements

ii). Straight Sleeve Block iii). Fitted Sleeve Block

iv). Semi-Shaped Block

v) Variations (Bishop, Sleeve with Tucks, Short Sleeve, Cowl Sleeve, Leg O' Mutton, Other Elaborate Sleeve)+ Course Work

Date: - To be confirmed

Lecture Days: To be confirmed

Time: 4pm - 6:30pm

 

FEES:

4 Weeks Basic Skirt Foundations and Variations - #10,000

4 Weeks Basic Bodice and Dart Manipulation - #30,000

4 Weeks Basic Trouser and Jumpsuit Foundation - #20,000

4 Weeks Sleeve, Collar and Intro to Jacket - #30,000